047 – Roman Patronage, Warfare, and Values


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: In the last episode, we built a Republic. In this episode, we’ll tear it down! Tune in to find out how the patron-client relationship sent the Roman constitution to sleep with the fishes! Along the way, we’ll see how the Roman legions invented new tactics, how the Gauls discovered wine, and why Jar Jar–despite being a Galactic senator–would never make it as a Roman senator.

Music provided by Mark Clark! Buy his album Sing Along to History, or visit his website at http://www.markclark.com.au.

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